The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School will co-host a PhD Seminar for approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector, i.e., civil society, the nonprofit sub-sector, philanthropy, social economy, social investment, venture philanthropy, corporate social investment and volunteerism, among others. Continue reading “CODESRIA Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 – Call for Applications (for PhD Students)”
The winners of best paper competitions earn travel awards to ASA-sponsored conferences. The following general policies and procedures apply to all ASA section competitions (see individual sections below for further applicable instructions): Continue reading “American Statistical Association Student Paper Competitions”
The Alliance HPSR issues calls for research proposals and bids on a regular basis targeted towards institutions from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Continue reading “Call for Proposal: WHO/ Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research”
1 October – 30 November 2018
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Do you wish to apply for a first IFS research grant? Please follow the steps in the Instructions document
Continue reading “CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IFS INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH GRANTS”
The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and partners today announced new funding for technology-based solutions to improve access to water and sanitation. Continue reading “Call for Application: Do you have a great idea to tackle water, sanitation and hygiene challenges?”
This SEI call targets initiatives that are well-positioned to bring together environmental, social and economic scientists with data scientists, computational scientists, and e-infrastructure and cyber-infrastructure developers and providers to solve one Continue reading “Call for Proposal: Science-Driven E-Infrastructures Innovation (SEI)”
The France-Stanford Center seeks to fund research projects across all disciplines. Priority will be given to projects with the potential to develop new collaborations involving junior researchers, and to those leading to collaborative work on interdisciplinary issues. Applications must be submitted jointly by researchers affiliated with a French institution and researchers in any Stanford department, as long as they are eligible to serve as principal investigators.
Applicants may apply directly or may have a third party submit application materials on their behalf. The required application materials include: Continue reading “Scholar Rescue Fund”
IIE is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the annual Victor J. Goldberg IIE Prize for Peace in the Middle East. 2019 represents the 15th anniversary of the Prize and we are honored to continue our recognition and support of these important peacebuilding initiatives. The Prize recognizes outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals: one Israeli Jew, and one Arab Muslim whether or not a citizen of Israel, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. The two individuals whose work is judged to be most successful in bringing people together and meeting the goals of the Prize share a US$10,000 prize. Continue reading “Nominations to the IIE Goldberg Prize Open”
The Democracy Fellows and Grants Program (DFG), engages committed professionals and the research community to support USAID in advancing democracy, good governance, and human rights around the world. Continue reading “USAID Democracy Fellows and Grants Program”
ACC accepts applications each fall for grants and fellowships to be awarded the following year. Applicants must submit their proposals online, using ACC’s grant application platform. You may register for an account at any time, but will only be able to create/edit a submission during the open application period. Continue reading “Closing Soon! Asian Cultural Council Fellowship and Grants”
Deadline: 14 November at 5pm East Africa Time
UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: Continue reading “Closing Soon! UN-Habitat Call For Proposals – Small public space implementation projects”
Submission period now open until 13:00 GMT, January 15, 2019
The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. We support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to an undergraduate degree). Ashinaga support covers tuition, accommodation, travel costs, and other necessary fees. Continue reading “APPLY FOR THE ASHINAGA AFRICA INITIATIVE”
The World Health Organisation Regional Office in Africa (WHO AFRO) is calling on anyone working to apply new and innovative thinking to improve health outcomes for Africa. Continue reading “Africa Innovation Challenge, World Health Organisation”
The Hilden Charitable Fund was established in 1963 by Joan and Tony Rampton. It is a grant making foundation registered with the UK Charity Commission, Charity Registration Number: 232591. The Hilden Charitable Fund awards grants to projects both in theUK and in developing countries. The aim of the fund is to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. Continue reading “The Hilden Charitable Fund”
This funding opportunity is focussed on strengthening women’s and girls’ movements. The organisers believe that the material and practical considerations of women and girls’ daily lives will only be significantly improved when we have full and equal power in decision making at all levels. Continue reading “Comic Relief Power Up for Women Organisations”
Latest research and initiatives that demonstrate the impact of advocacy for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women are being sought. In line with the Women Deliver Conference theme of “Power, Progress, Change,” submissions showcase the latest solutions-oriented research and evidence-based initiatives. Continue reading “Open for Submission: Digital Poster for Solutions Gallery at WD2019”
Supporting the communities in which we live and work has been an important part of Macquarie’s activities since our inception in 1969. In that time, our people have devoted thousands of hours to work with non-profit organisations around the world and contributed more than $A330 million to drive social change at the local community level Continue reading “Apply for Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award”
The world is growing like never before, creating opportunity for billions of people. And all this growth requires energy. But as the world demands more energy it also demands that it be produced and delivered in new ways, with fewer emissions. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly recognise the need for sustainable and modern energy for all, all while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. Continue reading “SDG Goal 7 Challenge: How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?”
Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9) is based on three interconnected pillars: infrastructure, industry and innovation. How can we re-imagine these as facilitators of growth and development in a connected world? 80% of world trade is believed to be intermediated through global supply chains. 90% of business worldwide is driven by small and medium sized enterprises, in turn driving up to 60% of employment. Continue reading “SDG Goal 9 Challenge: How can we re-imagine solutions to finance the growth of SMEs and trade to unlock prosperity for the world’s communities?”
Education is the cornerstone of sustainable development yet there are currently 1.8 billion young people (aged 10-24) worldwide and over half of this population will not have the skills necessary to participate in the emerging global workforce. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) clearly recognize that this gap must be closed, as the international community more explicitly addresses the challenges of quality and equity in education. Continue reading “Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4: Preparing young people with the skills to succeed in 2030”
Globally in 2016, 22.9% or 154.8 million children under 5 years of age suffered from child stunting, defined by a low height-for-age. Child stunting can happen in the first 1000 days after conception and is related to many factors, including socioeconomic status,1 dietary intake, infections, maternal nutritional status, infectious diseases, micronutrient deficiencies and the environment. Continue reading “Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 2: How to end hunger by 2030?”
Overall there is an estimated $2.5 trillion annual funding gap towards the UN SDGs as a whole. Yet versus global financial flows this figure represents a drop in the ocean. Hence, it is critical to galvanise private capital towards solving these global challenges. Indeed, Education is the cornerstone of sustainable development and investing in education is associated with a demonstrably positive multiplier effect towards achieving many of the other SDGs. Continue reading “Education: Generating Returns. Sustainably Challenge”
In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to “create the future we want in 2030.” SDGs & Her is an online competition for women micro-entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the SDGs through their business operations.
Universität Hamburg supports its international students on their way to the successful completion of their degrees with degree completion grants.
Persons entitled to funding are students who: Continue reading “Degree completion grants for international students at Universität Hamburg”
With more than 2.3 billion citizens, the Commonwealth provides a potentially huge pool of ideas for advancing societies. The Foundation offers grants of up to £200,000 over four years in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation. Continue reading “Commonwealth Foundation Grants programme”
AAUW’s Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science funds women conducting research for a project that will culminate in a scholarly scientific publication. The purpose of the grant is to increase gender equity in engineering, medicine, and science. To overcome gender bias in these lucrative fields, AAUW is providing funding for women scholars to strengthen their publication records in preparation for obtaining tenure and other promotions. Continue reading “Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science Application Instructions”
The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Continue reading “Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research”
The Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada. Continue reading “Phillips Fund for Native American Research”
The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses. Continue reading “Franklin Research Grants”
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 18 @ 5PM EST. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 16, 2018 @ 5PM ICT (BANGKOK TIME)
Asia-Pacific is home to 60 percent of the world’s population, and boasts rapidly growing economies and rich pockets of biodiversity. Policy decisions made in countries and intergovernmental forums in this region will influence how drastically global climate will change, and other environmental challenges. Our planet’s future depends to a large extent on the state of the environment in the region. Continue reading “GRANT: BOOSTING CLIMATE RESILIENCE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC”
BiodivERsA is pleased to announce the launch of its 2018-2019 transnational call for research proposals on “Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health”. Continue reading “Research Grant Call: Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health”
The International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) is a collaborative platform for policy makers, practitioners, national academies, and academics to share experience, build capacity and develop theoretical and practical approaches to the use of scientific evidence in informing policy at all levels of government. Continue reading “INGSA Research Associate Grant Programme”
These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.
Level of funding:
Up to £500,000, or up to £750,000 for multidisciplinary collaborations
Duration of funding:
Usually up to 24 months, or up to 36 months for multidisciplinary collaborations
UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries.
- Competition opens: Tuesday 28 August 2018
- Registration closes: Wednesday 21 November 2018 12:00pm
Maximise the potential of your booming startup with a fast-track Afro-Swiss acceleration program.
If you are an entrepreneur or a startup from an Sub-Saharan African innovation hub in the field of Mobile health, Pharmacometrics, Innovative Financing or Digital Humanities then join the Swiss Sub-Saharan business development program. Continue reading “Apply for Swiss – sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program”